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Long Live the Missus!

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太太万岁 (1947)

107 min - Comedy - 30 November 1947
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  秀外慧中的好媳妇陈思珍(蒋天流饰)自与丈夫唐志远(张伐饰)结婚后,便把家里的人际关系处理得很好,持家有道。一日,思珍的弟弟陈思瑞(韩非饰)从台湾到上海省亲,邂逅志远的妹妹唐志琴(汪漪饰),两人一见钟情。然而因为陈父(石挥饰)不肯资助自己筹办公司的志远,却极力反对这桩亲事。思珍只得谎称唐家存有金条美钞,陈父才同意资助志远办起公司。不料发迹致富的志远却有了外遇,与姨太太(上官云珠饰)有染。思珍为了顾全丈夫名誉,只得委曲求全。未几,志远破产,谎言败露,两家人也因此闹翻。终于,思珍决定与志远离婚,却在律师事务遇见了秘密登记结婚的思瑞、志琴两人。面对真心相爱的一对有情人,思珍该何去何从。   由中国著名导演桑弧执导于1947年摄制的黑白影片《太太万岁》是小说家张爱玲的电影经典剧作。桑弧含蓄细腻的电影风格与张爱玲的剧作交相辉映。

Director:  Sang Hu
Writers:  Eileen Chang Ai-Ling

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  秀外慧中的好媳妇陈思珍(蒋天流饰)自与丈夫唐志远(张伐饰)结婚后,便把家里的人际关系处理得很好,持家有道。一日,思珍的弟弟陈思瑞(韩非饰)从台湾到上海省亲,邂逅志远的妹妹唐志琴(汪漪饰),两人一见钟情。然而因为陈父(石挥饰)不肯资助自己筹办公司的志远,却极力反对这桩亲事。思珍只得谎称唐家存有金条美钞,陈父才同意资助志远办起公司。不料发迹致富的志远却有了外遇,与姨太太(上官云珠饰)有染。思珍为了顾全丈夫名誉,只得委曲求全。未几,志远破产,谎言败露,两家人也因此闹翻。终于,思珍决定与志远离婚,却在律师事务遇见了秘密登记结婚的思瑞、志琴两人。面对真心相爱的一对有情人,思珍该何去何从。   由中国著名导演桑弧执导于1947年摄制的黑白影片《太太万岁》是小说家张爱玲的电影经典剧作。桑弧含蓄细腻的电影风格与张爱玲的剧作交相辉映。


Collections: Sang Hu

Genres: Comedy

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Country:   China
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  30 November 1947

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Production Companies:  Wenhua Film Company

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Runtime:  1 h 47 min

Long Live the Missus! (太太万岁) is a 1947 Chinese comedy film known as one of the best comedies of the civil war era.

The film was directed by Sang Hu (桑弧) with a screenplay by Eileen Chang, a pair who also collaborated on the 1947 film Unending Love (Bu Liao Qing, 1947). The film was produced in Shanghai by the Wenhua Film Company. Long Live the Missus! offers a satirical depiction of the lives of women, male-female relationships, and the institution of marriage in 1940s Shanghai. The film is an example of how the writer Eileen Chang interpreted the western comedy of manners for Chinese audiences.

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